The Montreal Alouettes announced on Friday they have extended Tyrice Beverette through the 2025 season. Prior to the extension, Beverette was pending to become a free agent this offseason.
Tyrice Beverette played in every game for the Alouettes since joining them ahead of the 2022 season. This year Beverette was a cornerstone for Montreal’s defense particularly during a stretch early in the season when there were key injuries to Najee Murray and Avery Williams.
Beverette finished the season first in tackles for Montreal with 89. He also contributed 7 sacks, a forced fumble, 4 passes defended, and 2 defensive touchdowns.
Beverette was recognized by the CFL for his outstanding level of play by being named to the East Division All-Star Team. Beverette was also recognized by Pro Football Focus being named to their Second Team as well as an honorable mention for Special Teams Player of the Year. Additionally, he was named to our Midseason All-Star Team.
Beverette continued to play a major role for the Alouettes into the postseason. In the Eastern Final against Hamilton, he made 5 tackles, assisted with a run stop, and also made a good tackle on special teams on a punt.
In the Eastern Final against Toronto Beverette made 10 tackles, 3 run stops, and had a QB hurry. He effectively blitzed on Toronto’s first drive which had them well positioned in Montreal’s red zone and Chad Kelly threw an interception when hurried to Marc-Antoine Dequoy which was returned 101 yards for a pick 6. Kelly’s view of Dequoy’s positioning was possibly obstructed by Beverette’s presence in the backfield.
In the Grey Cup victory over Winnipeg Beverette made 7 tackles and assisted with a run stop. Only 2 players had more tackles than Beverette over the postseason. Over the Alouette’s 3 playoff games, he compiled 22 tackles. By my count, he also had a QB hurry, 2 assisted run stops, and 3 solo run stops which was tied for the 2nd most by a linebacker over the playoffs.
Beverette was a key part of Montreal’s effective usage of linebacker blitzing such as his performance in week 21 when he had 4 tackles, 3 QB hurries, and a run stop against Hamilton.
Beverette was often an essential part of Montreal’s run-stopping. He led Montreal in stops in week 15 against Toronto when he had 7 tackles, 3 solo run stops, and a stop against the pass. He also had 3 run stops in week 12 against Winnipeg.
Beverette was highly impactful in the week 11 win against Ottawa contributing 3 QB hurries, a sack, a run stop, and a pass breakup. He was arguably the most impactful defensive player in the league in week 10 when he had 8 tackles, 3 run stops, 4 pressures including 2 QB hits, a knockdown, and recovered a fumble before returning it for a defensive touchdown in the win against Saskatchewan.
Montreal Alouettes’ General Manager Danny Maciocia has been busy this past offseason re-signing several pending defensive free agents including Shawn Lemon, Darnell Sankey, Mustafa Johnson, and Frederic Chagnon. On defense, Montreal’s pending free agents include defensive lineman Vincent Desjardins, Avery Ellis, Avery Williams, Chianti Evans, Nafees Lyon, and Najee Murray.
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